Warehouse & Distribution Engineer

  • Aanbod Good employee benefits
  • Functiegroep Energie
  • Dienstverband Fulltime
  • Vacaturenummer 8519000
  • Locatie Eindhoven
  • Contract Detachering via YER
  • Branche Medical & Health

Over deze vacature

The role will support Project Leads in the Cost Savings projects of the Design for process X (DfX) Integral Warehousing & Distribution (IWD) costs of Philips Healthcare (PH) and allow on time delivery and execution.


Identify, plan and execute improvement projects in the supply chain of finished products from (OEM/Philips) factories, via the Distribution Centre, to retailers and/or final consumers (on-line sales).

Key areas of responsibility:

  • Participate in DfX-workshops and propose/detail proposals to reduce the integral warehouse & distribution costs
  • Align project plans/activities with stakeholders in factories, planning departments, commercial organization and retailer-warehouse management
  • Execute cost improvement projects together with the warehouse provider CEVA and transport providers (incoming as well as outgoing)
  • Project management of improvement projects/process harmonization
  • Track and review project savings vs budget
  • Analyse products flow & transport patterns, shipment profiles and tariff drivers to determine savings opportunities


With a growing presence in cardiology, oncology, and women's health, Philips operates in the areas of Imaging Systems, Patient Care & Clinical Informatics, Home Healthcare and Customer Services. Philips combines its clinical expertise and human insights to create innovative solutions across the continuum of care, in partnership with clinicians and our customers, to provide better value and expand access to care for millions. Our teams are working hard every day to improve patient outcomes all the way from disease prevention and screening to diagnosis, treatment, therapy monitoring, and disease management. Irrespective of whether the care cycle takes the patient from doctor's office to hospital or hospital to home, or simply from one medical department to another, Philips Healthcare's unique medical solutions are designed to optimize the quality and flow of patient information and clinical decision making.


You will be employed by YER and seconded to Philips. We offer:

  • Good employee benefits
  • Challenging assignments
  • Excellent guidance from your consultant and YER's back office
  • Development opportunities, including the YER Talent Development Programme with a personal coach
  • Intensive support for international candidates (including Dutch lessons, tax-return and accommodation assistance)
  • Friendly atmosphere and open culture
  • Events and master classes with interesting speakers and attractive companies


  • Customer oriented attitude
  • Negotiation skills
  • Project management skills
  • Knowledge of warehouse and transport systems and processes
  • Knowledge of Lean principles and applications
  • Understanding of customs regulations
  • Understanding of regulations regarding transportation of dangerous goods
  • People management skills and influential skills
  • Has expert theoretical knowledge of distribution concepts as well as knowledge of best practices in the area of physical distribution
  • Understands business strategies and the impact on the area of transportation
  • Some knowledge of company products and services
  • Good communication skills in a multi-cultural environment
  • 2-3 years of relevant experience in related activities (warehouse management, transport management, customer service management)